Blackfish Creek Marsh

Wellfleet, MA
Oil on canvas
23 x 28 in. (58.4 x 71.1 cm)
Signed on right: "E W Dickinson"
Dated on left: "1940"
Photo: Babcock Galleries


Painted in Wellfleet, MA, from in back of Paul Dyer's house. The name of the large marsh derives from the beaching of a school of about 1500 blackfish there in 1884.


Private collection
Scharf Family Collection

Exhibition History

1942 Passedoit Gallery: Paintings, Edwin Dickinson, as "Marsh at Blackfish Creek"
1951 ASL: Diamond Jubilee
1970 Bristol Art Museum: An Exhibition of Paintings by Edwin Dickinson
1970 Cape Cod Conservatory: Paintings and Drawings by Edwin Dickinson